I have an older brother and I want a pet pig. These two things should have little to do with each other but as brothers tend to do, he's torturing me with the fact that he just bought a litter of young pigs for his farm that I didn't even know he had.
It's 'Open Farm Day' in the state of Maine. A great chance to get the whole family together and see what a working Maine farm is really like. It's also a great chance to sample some great, fresh, farm fruits and vegetables.
When I heard this morning that the Farm Bill had been passed, I thought it was great for the farmers. But when I heard that the price of milk was going up 20%, I had a bad feeling in my stomach. How can anyone afford $5.40 a gallon for milk?
A Dairy farmer in Pennsylvania is saving $200,000 a year by recycling cow manure to power his farm. He owns 600 cows so the manure piles up quickly and he says it’s a fairly easy process to convert the manure to run his four generators that run the farm.